Best hotels in Tokyo for Cherry Blossoms viewing

Tokyo is a big city, so if you are coming to see cherry blossoms (sakura), it makes sense to stay near the best cherry blossom spots.

Cherry blossom trees in Shinjuku Gyoen national garden

Book well in advance

Cherry blossom season is peak tourist season in Tokyo and hotels can book out months in advance, especially good hotels in desirable areas, so be sure to book as early as possible.

Check Current Tokyo Hotel Availability

You can check current Tokyo hotel availability for mid-March to mid-April, when the cherry blossoms bloom.

Best Areas to Stay in During Cherry Blossom Season

These areas are the most convenient to Tokyo’s best cherry blossom spots:

Shinjuku: Close to the major cherry blossom spots of Shinjuku Gyoen Garden and Meiji-jingu Shrine, Shinjuku is also packed with great hotels.

Shibuya: Close to Yoyogi-koen Park and Meiji-jingu Shrine, Shibuya has a huge range of hotels to choose from.

Ueno: Home to Tokyo’s single most famous cherry blossom spot, Ueno-koen Park, Ueno also has a wide range of inexpensive hotels and even some ryokan.

Tokyo Station Area: The Tokyo Station Area is not rich in cherry trees, but it’s close to the Imperial Palace, which is. And it’s also convenient to transport to other parts of town that have famous cherry blossom spots.

Recommended Tokyo Hotels for Cherry Blossom Season


JR Kyushu Hotel Blossom Shinjuku
Hotel Century Southern Tower
Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku


Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel
Hotel Unizo Shibuya
Sakura Fleur Aoyama Hotel


Hotel Coco Grand Ueno Shinobazu
Mitsui Garden Hotel Ueno
Hotel Parkside Tokyo

Tokyo Station Area

Mandarin Oriental Tokyo
The Peninsula Tokyo
Palace Hotel Tokyo
Hotel Ryumeikan Tokyo

Check cherry blossoms viewing forecast for 2022 by regions in Japan

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